John Edward Heliker papers, 1936-1970

Collection ID:
Heliker, John, 1909-2000
Physical Description:
300 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, biographical and other notes, a monograph on Heliker by Karen Kissin, clippings, snapshots, sketchbooks, and catalogs. Included in the correspondence are letters from Isabel Bishop, John Cage, Russell Cowles, Merce Cunningham, Philip Guston, Richard Lippold, Carl Ruggles and Henry Schnakenberg.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Edward Heliker (1909-2001) was a painter and educator in New York, N.Y. Heliker studied and taught at the Art Students League, was professor of Art at Columbia University, and was a founding member of the New York Studio school with Philip Guston, Leland Bell, Alex Katz, Nicholas Carone, and Mercedes Matter in 1965.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N70-41 and N70-42 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to John Heliker after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1970 by John E. Heliker.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

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Repository Contact
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